Challenging ‘Lad Culture’ in Higher Education and Through Education

Challenging ‘Lad Culture’ in Higher Education and Through Education

Thursday, 4th June, 12.30-4.30, in the Social Sciences Building, level 12, room 12.25
We warmly invite you to this half-day event hosted by Sharon Elley, FLaG and Sally Hines, CIGS in the School of Sociology and Social Policy. The event brings together leading academics, researchers and practitioners working to challenge laddism, violence, gender and class inequalities in higher education and via education. Attendance is free and refreshments will be provided. Places are limited so please register your attendance ASAP by email to:

The Issues:
12.30-12.50: Register
12.50-1.00: Welcome: Dr Sharon Elley
1.00-1.30: ‘Lad cultures’ and sexual violence in UK higher education – where do we go from here? Dr Alison Phipps, University of Sussex
1.30-2.00: ‘Is ‘lad culture’ a problem in HE? Exploring the perspectives of staff working in UK HEIs’, Dr Vanita Sundaram, University of York
2.00-2.30: Q & A
2.30-3.00: Refreshments

Tackling issues:

3.00-3.30: ‘Escaping the ‘Man-box’ – Coaching Healthy and Respectful Masculinity in Schools: An Approach to Prevention’ Michael Conroy, A Call to Men, UK
3.30-4.00: ‘White, Male and Privileged’: Experiences of Lad Culture in the US Context, Jon Mermelstein, Exchange Student, University of Leeds
4.00-4.25: Q & A
4.25-4.30: Closing: Dr Sharon Elley

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